Bolivia, Uruguay, 2018, 87 min.
Scriptwriter: Marcos Loayza
Young bootblack Tupah embarks on a frantic quest to find his uncle lost in the Averno, a place where the Andean inhabitants believe that the dead coexist with the living and where everything finds its opposite face. In a dangerous journey through the underworld, as myth and reality get endlessly intertwined, Tupah has to defeat the worst of his enemies and the greatest of his fears.
Born in 1959 in Bolivia. Studied under Jean-Claude Carrière at the International School of Cinema and Video San Antonio, Cuba. Best known for “A Matter of Fate” (1995). His features have screened at some of the most prestigious festivals in the world, such as Rotterdam, Berlin or Palm Springs.